WASHINGTON – Gibraltar Associates (GA), one of the fastest-growing communications firms in the U.S., today announced that Kari Hudnell has joined the team as a manager. An experienced communicator and writer, Kari will focus on public awareness campaigns, media relations and partnership development for the firm’s health care and nutrition clients.
Kari comes to GA after nearly five years at CommunicationWorks, LLC, a public affairs firm focused on education, youth development and civil rights. As the media and marketing manager there she developed traditional and new media strategies, managed campaigns and partnerships, oversaw report productions and developed press, marketing, Web and branding materials.
“We are thrilled to welcome Kari to GA,” said Eric Bovim, GA’s CEO and co-founder. “Her wide breadth of experience from media relations and social marketing to digital and visual media will be an invaluable asset to our clients and will add to our already expanding capabilities.”
At CommunicationWorks, she led the award-winning media team that released The Nation’s Report Card and directed media outreach efforts for MetLife, Inc., Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, among others. Kari’s work has also been recognized by PR News for outstanding crisis communications in assisting a national standardized testing agency with communications surrounding a system-wide scoring error.
Kari serves on the board of directors of Washington Women in Public Relations and is chair of its professional development committee, creating workshops that provide information on the latest strategies and technologies for public relations professionals.
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